Monthly Archive: November 2013

Honky Tonk Memories with Wayne Mills

Honky Tonk Memories with Wayne Mills

Me with Wayne Mills Several years ago I was introduced to a feller by the name of Wayne Mills.  He was opening up for Jamey Johnson in concert.  That led to a good friendship since that day.  I was fortunate to have met his wife and son when he did...

Nashville songwriter passes away from gunshot wound

Nashville songwriter passes away from gunshot wound

Wayne Mills – by Jessica Blankenship Saturday evening the country music community mourned over the loss of one of its own. Alabama native, Wayne Mills, passed away due to injuries received from being shot by Nashville club owner, Chris Michael Ferrell, on Saturday morning. News of his passing was reported on his band’s facebook page....

Kentucky country music legend receives Presidential honor

Kentucky country music legend receives Presidential honor

President Obama presents Loretta Lynn with Medal of Freedom – Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images Today, President Obama presented 16 Americans with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Among those was country music legend, Loretta Lynn. The award, created by President John F. Kennedy, recognizes significant achievements in politics, world peace, science,...

Country Music Roadtrip:  A visit to Bobby Mackey’s Honky Tonk

Country Music Roadtrip: A visit to Bobby Mackey’s Honky Tonk

Bobby Mackey’s Sign outside – by Jessica Blankenship Friday night I gathered up some buddies and we went to the Justin Moore, Randy Houser, and Josh Thompson concert held at the Bank of Kentucky Arena at NKU campus. Afterwards we headed down to Bobby Mackey’s Honky Tonk in Wilder, Kentucky. ...

Concert Recap: Froggy St. Jude Jam

Concert Recap: Froggy St. Jude Jam

 For three years, WFKY Froggy 104.9/101.7 out of Frankfort, Kentucky, has hosted an annual St. Jude Jam.  The concert features the acoustic talents of up and coming country music artists.  I always thought that Froggy puts on some of the best organized events for its listeners.   This year’s line-up...